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In 2012, the Psychonomic Society established the Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award. The award is named after longtime member and scholar, Clifford T. Morgan who was a founding member and the first Governing Board Chair. 

The Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award is a $1,000 prize given to individuals for the best article published in each of the Psychonomic Society’s peer-reviewed journals in the prior year. Articles are chosen by each of the Society's journal editors with input from their editorial boards during. Review occurs during the summer and the selected first authors of those papers will be honored at the Annual Meeting.


Nadine Lavan
A. Mike Burton, Sophie K. Scott, Carolyn McGettigan 

"Flexible voices: Identity perception from variable vocal signals"

Caoimhe Harrington Stack

Arie N. James, Duane G. Watson

"A failure to replicate rapid syntactic adaptation in comprehension."

Editor: Neil Mulligan

Daryl Fougnie
Jurnell Cockhren,  René Marois

"A common source of attention for auditory and visual tracking"

Elisabeth Schreuders
Eduard T. Klapwijk, Geet-Jan Will, Berna Güroglu

"Friend versus foe: Neural correlates of prosocial decisions for liked and disliked peers."


Ludwig Huber
Natálie Popavová, Sabine Riener, Kaja Salobir, Giuli

Geoff Hollis
Chris Westbury

"When is best-worst best? A comparison of best-worst scaling, numeric estimation, and rating scales for collection of semantic norms."

Jet G. Sanders
Rob Jenkins

"Individual differences in hyper-realistic mask detection."


Clifford T. Morgan

Clifford T. MorganClifford Thomas Morgan, professor of psychology at the University of Texas was born in Minolta, New Jersey in 1915. He received his undergraduate education at Maryville College and his PhD from Rochester University in 1939. He passed away in 1976 in Austin, Texas.

W. R. Garner, Yale University, wrote a wonderful memorial to the November 1976 meeting of the Psychonomic Society of which Morgan was a founding member and the first Governing Board Chair.



Clifford T. Morgan
Best Article Award Recipients

2018 | 2017

2016  |  2015

2014  |  2013

Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award Certificate


Other Psychonomic Society Awards

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Early Career Award

Graduate Travel Award

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Student Travel Award

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